Law and Policy


Authorities disperse protesters out of a park Tuesday, Aug. 25, in Kenosha. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
ACLU: Militia in Kenosha Got ‘Free Pass’ While Police Cracked Down on Protesters

Group says curfew violations should not depend on whether cops agree or disagree with who’s out late.

U-Haul taken by police
Church Demands Police Return Confiscated Supplies and Give Them to BLM Protesters

Confiscation by officers in unmarked vehicles continues a practice by law enforcement that has been occurring in Black communities for decades.

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser
Kenosha County Plans Vote in Next Budget for Body Cameras in Wake of Blake Shooting

County executive, mayor dodge questions on racism in local policing.

Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats, have asked President Trump to stay away from Kenosha. Trump is planning to visit the city Tuesday. (Image via Shutterstock)
Trump Plans Kenosha Visit, But Evers Says It Will ‘Hinder Our Healing’

Governor sends a letter to the President asking him not to come. Sen. Ron Johnson refuses to condemn Trump or vigilantes.

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth claims he hasn't seen Jacob Blake video.
Kenosha Sheriff Says He Didn’t Watch Jacob Blake Video. This Video Proves He’s Lying.

The city’s police chief also defends cops who let a vigilante walk free seconds after shooting two people on Tuesday.

ACLU Kenosha Sheriff Police Chief Resign
ACLU: Kenosha County Sheriff, Police Chief Need to Resign

The calls for resignation come as the FBI joins the investigation and Kenosha Sheriff describes the two men shot and killed by a teenage militia member as “not too bad.”

Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Identified as Protesters Call for Justice for Fourth Night
Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Identified as Protesters Call for Justice for Fourth Night

Demonstrators remember the lives of two Kenosha-area men shot and killed by vigilante teenager from Illinois.